Questions tagged [administrator]

This tag is for questions related to the Administrator application (backend) of a Joomla site. The administrator site can be reached through the URL http://example.com/administrator.

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NOT Super Administrator as default

I am new to Joomla, just added a website with a new account there today. By default I am the Administrator (not super) and missing some of the functionalities. Any ideas ?
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My Joomla website admin panel suddenly has no menus available after I refreshed messages

I'm using j3.4.8 and suddenly after I changed the Special ACL to include Manager, and I went back to it after dinner, Joomla displayed "Refreshed Messages" button, which upon clicking produced Profile ...
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It is safe to allow access to Joomla default Administrator user-group?

I need to allow access to an untrusted person to a site. I understand that the "Administrator" user-group is not allowed to upload or edit php files, install extensions, or any other stuff that ...
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How to make external url as homepage

I own a live website and I'm attempting to replace the current homepage using an external url as menu item, the external url is an index.html. This way the browser should open that page first but that'...
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Assign admin module to all admin pages

Id like to assign an administrator module to all pages, This is very simple with site modules as you can assign in the "menu manager" tab , however in the admin module the "menu manager" tab is not ...
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Error viewing Joomla system info

I am getting an error while trying to view the system info of my Joomla site. I am on Joomla 3.4.5.The error is as shown Fatal error: Class 'JPlatform' not found in /public_html/mywebsite/...
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Access Errors After Changing Addon Domain Directory Root to Joomla! Folder

First: I would consider myself an advanced beginner in terms of administration. I know enough to be dangerous to myself and my projects :) I have an addon website hosted at HostGator. The HostGator ...
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Article Manager: “No Matching Results” when navigating in pagination after page 1 - Joomla 3.4.5

I am getting a weird issue on site I 'm setting up on Joomla 3.4.5. When in article manager trying to go the next page (so to show the next bunch of 20 articles), it shows no articles and a message &...
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I can't access the control panel in joomla 3.4

Trying permits users, the next problem arose me; I can access the backend with my super user keys, but not visualize when accessing the control panel of joomla, only information about users, but not ...
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Email notifications when users logging in to the administrator site

I would like to be notified via email when someone is logging-in to Joomla Administration interface as Superuser, and also know his ip address. Is it possible?
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Save and Close redirect

I'm modifying the administrator panel in Joomla and when a user press "Save and close" in the edit module i want it to redirect to /administrator, not /administrator/index.php?option=com_modules. Is ...
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Users can't save new article in backend (buttons does not show)

I've got an annoying problem and can't solve it. I need to create a lower-level admin access in my website backend, which can only create and edit articles. I started creating a new group (Admin ...
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Backend menu administrator GUI broke

When trying to edit or add menu item in Menu Manager, I have lost the GUI interface and all of the functionality. Just updated to Joomla! 3.4.4 Stable [ Ember ] 8-September-2015 21:30 GMT and ...
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Resetting 'view all users' back to 10 per page

I have approx 14,000 users on my Joomla website. I wondered what would happen if I tried to view all the users on one page. Predictably, it wouldn't let me view all the users and now gives me a ...
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How to use a Toolbar Button without redirect?

I am developing a Joomla Administrator Component. In the Toolbar, I created a Button via JToolBarHelper::custom('administrat.saveIt', 'save.png', 'save.png', 'SOME_TEXT', false); In my controller, ...
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Where to process data in MVC

This may be a very basic question but i am new to this and all the tutorials i watched don't work with processing data before displaying. I am working on a Administration Component thet is supposed to ...
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Joomla 3.4.3 get fatal error while opening plugins

While trying to open any plugin from Joomla administration, a blank page with this error message displays: Fatal error: Call to a member function getTable() on a non-object in .../libraries/legacy/...
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How to set name for Administrator Menu Section of a Component?

According to Developing a MVC Component/Developing a Basic Component, proper place of setting Menu Section name is helloworld.xml file. Particularly <administration> <!-- Administration ...
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Help Creating a Component with Simple Backend

I am new to Joomla development and am trying to make a, in my mind at least, very simple component, but I can't seem to find the right tutorials online. I've already looked at the Joomla! Docs for ...
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Saving edited articles in backend redirects me to the homepage in front-end without saving the changes

I have a joomla 3.0 website that is stressing me out. The issue is that I can not edit/update articles on the website. When I login to the administrator panel and select an article to edit then make ...
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Administrator page 404 not found

I can't access administrator's page; it returns 404 error not found. Although when I rename .htaccess to htaccess.txt, admin page works, but the whole site returns 404 error not found. When I rename ...
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How to override administrator core file?

I am trying to override an administrator component controller class in jomsocial for the purpose of adding an extra field in category edit option and to save it in db. According to this documentation,...
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How to customize the look of the admin ISIS template with CSS? ISIS custom.css

I want to customize a bit the look of the ISIS admin template in Joomla 3. Need to add a few custom css for colours, and hide a few elements here and there. What is the best way to do this?
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Don't render admin menus and Joomla stuff in my back-end component?

Is there a way that Joomla only renders my component. I would like to prevent that the admin menu is shown, but also that moo-tools(collides and slows down all!) and jQuery doesn't get loaded. My ...
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Permission for edit articles and users

It's possible, on Joomla 3.2, create a group with permission for: insert/edit/delete articles insert/edit/delete users and not permissions for manage extensions, configuration, templates..? Thanks!
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Joomla 3.x “Error Check-out failed with the following error” - with no more information

I've written a bunch of custom components and only one of them has the following problem. When I click on an individual row in the component's admin list to edit it, I get the infamous: "Error ...
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Load a Single Admin view with multiple tables and forms

We have 2 tables that have data and we need to bring data from both the tables and show in one single view. We have one single XML file which holds the fields of both the tables. The function '...
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Form validation with fields having space as value

This is the field in the admin side form which is ment to be required. <field name="exam_name" type="text" label="Name" required="true" /> In the form if I leave this field empty (null) then ...
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Is it possible to redirect a admin user to a specific component after login?

Not too much else to add to the question really, I'm trying to redirect a specific user group to a specific area after they log in to the administrator back-end, but I'm not sure if this is possible. ...
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Admins getting system emails with state=disabled

I have several Super Admins built into my design, I use them for support from multiple systems. Each has a different email address that I receive emails from. The problem is that ALL of my super ...
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How to add separate admin menu for custom component

By default the custom component can be seen under 'Extensions' menu at admin side. But how can I create my own menu at the top near to 'Extensions' menu like 'My Component' and show sub menu links ...
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Change filter programatically in administrator article manager

I'm trying to link my admin component to the administrator article manager, and when the list of articles appear, I want it to show only the Unpublished articles. Is there any way to change the ...
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Show backend component on admin index

I want to show a component in the backend index page. I have tried using the following methods in the index.php file but it doesn't show. <?php ...
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Joomla 3.4 Admin Template Override

I want to change the header in the default admin template Isis. This is the output now. <header class="header"> <div class="container-logo"> <img src="administrator/...
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How to write php code inside the article in Joomla?

I have a Joomla article and I need to implement "@include ...." in the article source code, so it loads a PHP page from external link, but only this article should display the PHP page. I searched in ...
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Joomla Backend - Cannot login after switching to new host. “An error has occurred. 0 Cannot open file for writing log”

I switched to a new Host after using a free hoster for months i finally got a good vHost. But now i cannot login to my joomla backend anymore resulting in a strange error. This happens whether i use ...
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Joomla Administrator : Sub menus are getting displayed 6 times instead of one?

Whenever i select a category like users/content etc from administrator area the submenus are getting displayed 6 times. Like the below picture for Users. Debug: Administrator template (hathor/index....
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Set user as super user from db

Joomla 3.3.6 I have a user called 'Jo'. He is currently set as a Joomla 'Administrator' with front and back-end access. However I would like to now set him as a 'Super User'. How can I achieve this ...
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Change Profile Display Upon Initial Login

I am using a membership extension to manage the users on my site along with the native Joomla login module. They sign up using the membership extension and the initial time that they login they are ...
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Joomla Administrator Bad Gateway 502 on error

I'm migrating my Joomla! application from a NGinx (cache) + Apache (php) server to a Nginx + PHP-FPM Fast CGI one. When testing the different parts of it, I found that when the backend (administrator)...
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HTML code disappears in module backend field after save

I'm creating a module, where the user posts a HTML code on the backend and it will be rendered on the site page. However, when I save the module content, the HTML disappear and just plain text is ...
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Check-out failed ? What this error actually means?

Some time while saving data from admin panel in joomla, error message occurs which says check-out failed. What this error means ? When will this error occurs ?
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Create a dropdown list in the admin panel for a module

I have written a small and simple bootstrap carousel module. Articles having a specific category will be shown in this module. I'm wondering how to add a dropdown list in the admin panel to select ...
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Thumbnail image is not transferred into another folder

I create a form which contain one image-array(name="image[]",type="file") to upload multiple images.And when user click on save button image is save in destination folder and with that thumbnail is ...
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Select flash in com_banners

I have problem with flash files in com_banners. When I select "image", I can upload flash file but I can't choose flash because it's not on the list. I can put manualy path but it's not good idea for ...
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Check on frontend if user is logged into backend

I want content managers to see an edit button on the frontend of my websites. When I use this on the frontend: JFactory::getUser(); I get a guest user, also if I'm logged in into the backend. Is ...
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URL's being written absolutely in some places and relatively in others

Link alias double up. My template for the Admin panel is showing a blank white page because the URL's used to resolve the CSS, images, javascript etc are incorrect, despite the page itself having some ...
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How to use 1 administrator account for multiple sites?

I need to find a solution for joomla backend administrator login to make easier for multiple site. Let`s say i have a dozen of Joomla sites and their administrator account is XYZ and the password is ...
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JAuthentication: :__construct - Can't login in Administrator

Today I deleted 2 plugins of my Joomla 3.x and after that when I tried again to login in my administrator i could not. The error is: JAuthentication: :__construct The solution for the previous ...
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Articles Drag-n-Drop Ordering Not Working

I have noticed a strange problem since upgrading to Joomla 3.3.6. In the Article Manager, the Ordering column no longer works - no arrows, no numbers, no drag-n-drop icons. This is also the same for ...